Earth Observatory Blogs

Sipping Snow in the Sierras

Published 10/10/2021 in EO Kids

Explore how snowmelt becomes water and do a cool experiment to find out how much water snow leaves behind when it melts.

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Unraveling the Mysteries of Arctic Greening and Browning

Published 10/5/2021 in Notes from the Field

Following caribou and brown bear trails when possible, a small NASA-supported research team trekked 800 miles across Alaska’s Brooks Range in summer 2021.

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The Road to Vandenberg

Published 9/24/2021 in Notes from the Field

One of the CubeSats launching with Landsat 9 is the Cusp Plasma Imaging Detector (CuPID), which will image the boundary where Earth’s magnetic field interacts with the Sun’s.

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Landsat 9 to Further NASA’s Food Security Missions

Published 9/23/2021 in Notes from the Field

Landsat satellites have enabled numerous applications in diverse fields, including the monitoring of global agriculture and food security applications.

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